Yad Rambam

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Yad Rambam
יַד רַמְבַּ"ם
Yad Rambam is located in Israel
Yad Rambam
Yad Rambam
Coordinates: 31°53′59.27″N 34°53′58.92″E / 31.8997972°N 34.8997000°E / 31.8997972; 34.8997000Coordinates: 31°53′59.27″N 34°53′58.92″E / 31.8997972°N 34.8997000°E / 31.8997972; 34.8997000
District Central
Council Gezer
Affiliation Hapoel HaMizrachi
Founded 6 November 1955
Founded by Moroccan immigrants
Population (2015)[1] 1,044

Yad Rambam (Hebrew: יַד רַמְבַּ"ם‎, lit. Rambam Memorial) is a moshav in central Israel. Located in the Shephelah near Ramle, it falls under the jurisdiction of Gezer Regional Council. In 2015 it had a population of 1,044.[1]

History[edit]

The moshav was founded on 6 November 1955 and was named after Maimonides (known in Hebrew as Rambam). Most of the founders were immigrants from Fes in Morocco.

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 16 October 2016.